January 5, 2024

Why is Fumigation A Must?

Some exporters even today attempt to save costs by avoiding cargo fumigation.  This is a risky tactic.   In a recent revelation from the European Commission’s Europhyt-Traces registry for November, […]
October 13, 2023

Fresh Produce Costs Soar: Impact on Cargo Claims and Recoveries

The international trade of fresh fruits and vegetables has seen some significant changes recently, and it’s not all good news. According to a recent report from the Global Coalition of […]
September 8, 2023

5 Steps to Follow when Shipping Reefer Cargo

Shipping reefer cargo involves unique challenges, especially with the increasing volumes and cargo claims at a staggering rate of 270% between 2021 and 2022. As the demand for temperature-sensitive goods […]
September 8, 2023

Water Damage in Cargo Containers

Water damage emerges as one of the most common and destructive culprits, inflicting harm on valuable shipments. In this article, we focus on preventive measures that can protect your cargo […]
June 30, 2023

The Receiver’s Crucial Role in Cargo Claims

The role of the receiver is often overlooked in cargo claims process, yet it plays a critical part in ensuring a successful claims process and maximizing recovery. The receiver, the […]
September 28, 2022

Why a picture is worth a thousand words in cargo claims?

Photographic evidence is one of the first necessities when making a claim.

You just pick the smartphone and take some photos!

There are several pieces of advice for making photos for claim goals, namely:

1) Photograph the outside of the container clearing showing the container number on the side panel and door.

2) Photograph all damage to the container: holes, dents, damaged door gaskets, extreme rust, and visible water lines on the exterior of the container due to submersion.